Proofreading

£30.00

Price is per online user of this course, excluding 20% VAT

Ever had this feeling?  You’ve spent time drafting an important document. You’re up against the clock, but you get it out in time.

And then the next day you spot a mistake in your writing.  Then all your hard work is undermined – and it might have only been a misspelled word or a missing apostrophe.

Checking for errors and inconsistencies should always be the last step before sending out your work.  In this course you’ll learn practical techniques to improve your accuracy and consistency when you’re making the final checks to your documents.

This online Proofreading course is part of a suite of courses to help you write clearly, professionally and accurately. Buy this course and you will also get access to all of the e-learning courses and tips on the Writing Nest. Courses include Business Writing Basics, Precise Punctuation and Writing Effective Emails.

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Description

What is proofreading?

So what is proofreading? It is the process of checking work for:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Consistency
  • It isn’t the time spent editing a document.

How to proofread

There’s a lot more to proofreading than running your spell checker. This proofreading course covers tips that will help you to take a thorough approach when checking your work. Learn:

  • The reasons why many people find proofreading difficult
  • The risk of ‘unknown unknowns’
  • What you need to have to hand before you start to proofread
  • The parts of a document that are often overlooked

The course has proofreading exercises so that you can test your skills.

In Addition

Buy this course and you will get access to all of the courses and tips on the Writing Nest. For details of other courses on the Writing Nest take a look at Precise Punctuation, Writing Effective Emails and Business Writing Basics.

Discounts

Please phone 0844 854 9218 to find out if discounts are available for bulk purchases.

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